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The city of Ember

Author: Jeanne DuPrau
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2003. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.
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Genre/Form: Young adult works
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
DuPrau, Jeanne.
City of Ember.
New York : Random House, ©2003
(OCoLC)607072895
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne DuPrau
ISBN: 0375822739 9780375822735 0375922741 9780375922749 0375822747 9780375822742 0756933951 9780756933951 0385736282 9780385736282 9781484468920 1484468929 9781417635948 1417635940
OCLC Number: 50166630
Awards: ALA Notable book.
Nutmeg award
Target Audience: Middle School.; 680
Description: 270 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Assignment day --
A message to the mayor --
Under Ember --
Something lost, nothing found --
On night street --
The box in the closet --
A message full of holes --
Explorations --
The door in the roped-off tunnel --
Blue sky and goodbye --
Lizzie's groceries --
A dreadful discovery --
Deciphering the message --
The way out --
A desperate run --
The singing --
Away --
Where the river goes --
A world of light --
The last message.
Responsibility: Jeanne DuPrau.
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In the year 241, twelve-year-old Lina trades jobs on Assignment Day to be a Messenger to run to new places in her decaying but beloved city, perhaps even to glimpse Unknown Regions.

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Have the sequel nearby.

by lhansen (WorldCat user published 2007-10-10) Excellent Permalink
This is my all-time favorite book, including adult and children's fiction and non-fiction books. Once you finish this book have the sequel nearby because you will HAVE to know what happens next. The sequel is "The People of Sparks." Set underground, this book follows young Lina in her assignment as...
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